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TitleComputing Technology Trends & The Implications on Microprocessor Design 
Date13 Apr 2012, Friday 
Time12:00 pm to 2:00 pm 
VenueLT 2 
SpeakerDr Ong Sze Wei, Senior Design Manager 
CompanyIntel Microprocessor Design Group 
SynopsisWe have seen the dramatic transformation in computing and its profound impact on our day-to-day life. Computing has become more diversified and shifted from the age of personal computer to an age where no single computing device sits at the center of our computing experience. The rise of computing devices such as smartphone and tablet has provided new form factors and features which deliver more satisfying and engaging computing experience. This talk will focus on where this transformation in computing is taking us next and what the implications are for microprocessor design. Part of the talk will also be dedicated to career guidance for the students where key elements to students’ career preparation and success are discussed 
BiographyDr. Ong Sze Wei is Senior Design Manager of Intel microprocessor design group in Malaysia where he leads multiple design automation domains of Intel Pentium® and Core™ microprocessor projects. He is also the program manager of Intel Technical Development Work Group which champions strategic training and development initiatives for the design teams in Malaysia. In this capacity, Dr. Ong founded Intel-MDEC Advanced VLSI Train-The-Trainer Program for 18 universities in Malaysia. He also co-founded Northern Corridor Analog and Digital Design Program, a catalyst program for developing advanced analog and digital design engineers for the northern region of Malaysia. Dr. Ong is the industry advisor for UM, USM, UTAR, UNITEN and Monash University. He received his bachelor's, master’s and doctorate degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Tennessee, U.S.A.